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Prince of Wales Island

Small, friendly towns where people live close to the land and the sea
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Outdoor Activities Abound

One Island: Many Adventures

Did you ever think you need to get out more? Do it in a place that has so much more out to get! Opportunities to experience the great outdoors are almost unlimited on Prince Of Wales Island. You can also explore the human presence, from ancient native stone carvings to remnants of the logging and mining industries. Along with some of the best fishing in some of the cleanest waters on the planet. 

Scenic Byways

Scenic Byways aren't just for motorist. Bring your bikes and get close to the spectacular scenery on the several hundred miles of paved roads.

Have A Cave Day

Walk the Beaver Falls karst landscape interpretative trail in old growth forest, then follow a guide into El Capitan Cave - the largest known cave in Alaska. 

long days on the water

Whether you're into fishing, whale watching, wildlife viewing, kayaking, or all of the above, there are plenty of opportunities to get out on the water. 

Economy & Resources

Fish, timber, visitors and minerals are fundamental to the island. 
The service sector flourishes in areas from charters to lodging.
Prince of Wales Island oysters are world class delicacies.
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Native Arts & CultureS

First peoples presence reflect in community, lifestyle and artistry.
Alaska Natives on the island share Tlingit and Haida cultures.
Klawock Totem Park displays 21 restored and replicated poles.
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Local Artisans

POW Island is home to talented people inspired by natural beauty.
Where writers, musicians, dancers, artisans and carvers thrive.
Local events celebrating artisans are scheduled throughout the year.
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Take time to explore all the possibilities and begin planning your vacation today! 
Featured Upcoming

Island Events

Klawock Christmas Bazaar

December 3, 2022 10:00 am
Local artists, hand-crafted items, etc. $10 per table. All welcome
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Christmas Tree Lighting

December 4, 2022 4:00 pm
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Craig Christmas Bazaar

December 10, 2022 11:00 am
Everyone welcome to participate! Sign-up for a table at Craig City Hall or online at www.craigak.com
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P.O.W.E.R. Annual Concert

December 11, 2022 3:00 pm
Join us at Craig High School for the P.O.W.E.R. Christmas Concert.
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Jingle Bell Jaunt

December 17, 2022 9:30 am
Register and sign waiver starting at 9:30am. AC Thompson House is providing refreshments before AND
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Coast Guard License Class 6 pack to 100T Master's 10-Day Class

February 1, 2023 12:00 am
A Master License is required if you operate inspected vehicles, inspected vessels are allowed to car
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Monthly zoom meeting with POW Chamber Business Members
Meet 4-local POW Island Businesses. If you would like to highlight your business during one of our monthly Virtual Luncheons call the POW Chamber office at 907-755-2626
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